Exact flow of a third grade fluid past a porous plate using homotopy analysis method. (English) Zbl 1211.76076

Summary: The flow of a third grade fluid past a porous plate is considered. An exact analytical solution of the governing non-linear differential equation is constructed using homotopy analysis method. It is observed that the relevant perturbation solution corresponds to a special case of the presented solution.


76M25 Other numerical methods (fluid mechanics) (MSC2010)
76S05 Flows in porous media; filtration; seepage
76A05 Non-Newtonian fluids
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